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DISTRICT NEWS. From our Exchanages. BERRICAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
DISTRICT NEWS. From our Excha»gG6. BERR1CAN. We lu-ar that owing to the -i;rses attached thereto bolting, •Irlf.-'S.. K. Macpherson had a new Harvester practicallv destroyed the end of last week. As late as Saturday last a number of farmers in the Berri gan district were unable to pro ceed with stripping owing to the ivheat not being rioe. On some properties haymaking has not yet been completed and on th-jrs (lie sheaves were stacked this week. Mr. E. J. Gorman of Nan gunia, this year sowed an area of skinless bailey, and the result was a nice, even, well headed crop. It has been cut with the binder, and will be threshed. A number of big hay stacks have already been erected on the station. r The parishoners of the local church, hyEng}aiid, at. a meeting on Tuesday afternoon:' decided tc5 grant the Rev. J. Verso a few week's holiday. The vicar has not being enjoying the best of health, and Miss Madeline Verso has also been unwell. A timely rest may have the effect of re storing Vliem...
STUMP CLEARINC BY ACIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
STUMP CLEARINC BY ACIDS. A New South Wales farmer report ed as having been successful in des troying stumpB with a mixture ol sulphuric and nitric acid. In treating a swamp stump, 3ft. 6in. in diameter 6d worth of acids was put in ar augur hole, and in five weeks timf the whole stump and roots had sc rotted that they could be' knocked tc picces with a hoe. A stump 3ft. ir diameter would take about half a pint each of acids, and a smaller oni less. The acids are used in equal quantities, and nothing is added tc them. A hole is bored in the stumi with a 2-inch augur, deep enough tc hold the quantity of acid to be used and then one acid is poured in and the other added. The hole, is then 'plugged airtight with a wooden plug Not more than one pint of acide (half a pint of each) should be mixed at one time. Mr Guthrie, New Soutfc Wales Government Chemist, says: "There should bo no risk attending the mixing of the above quantities, provided the sulphuric acid is added to the nitric acid,;...
SNATCHED A[?]GRETTES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
SNATCHED .ATOR^TT^S. The acHvtty of the Nsw Yor'i Cus toms ofilcerg in rnatrhinj? aiTrettes from hats of women has hem .dis avowed by the autboritiea as being contrary to tbo sotrit of the new lariil law. An official report bas been ordered, and it seems safe ,„to say, that wonwn landing at New York in future will be able to wear aigrettes without molestation. No one can breathe at a greater lieight than seven milep froni the .'j.wtb.
BURYING THE GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
BURYING THE GENERAL. I "'Stop malting your graves, yon eight men. get your picks and sho c'y and go and bury the General !" shouts the ordcrly-serg ant. :This. sounds weird, but was a common or der previous to the relief ol C.h ti\,l in It was the rule at dusk, or after a hard day's fight* or march, to lialt-if possible near a river for tha ij^ght. , The General vas ths only olicer.to have a tent, aud eight mm were told o", ;.e.*on> it was pilfbfd, to dig-q, wcM li' o hole eight feet deep, pla^e the General's field equipment at the bottom, and then pitch th- fctnt over the hole. This ma 'e it safer for tlio, f'mcral nnd his chici'-of'o on ' st:ir. to efher well into t?i2 rnjit, without the risk of bcin struck 1). the shots of the night snipers. I-Iow necessary this was may -be seen by the fact that the night snipers had a very crude cannon made from one or more British field telegrn;h polea. These were hollow steel. in three telescopic parts whi&lt; h fitted in'o the othe...
VORACIOUS FISH EATERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
VORACIOUS FISH EATERS. Lecturing at the Royal Photogra phic Society's exhibition in Suffolk Street, Haymarket, (Eng.), Dr Fran cis Ward said that of all birds which preyed on fish the cormorant'did tho most damage. He bad known a six pound cormorant eat do'iblc or more its own weirrht of fish in a day. Of aquatic mammals, th3 otter was the most dcs'rictive to fish, and also tho clevorest r'sV.rman In the mnnner it cornered its prey. The otter en jovd fish-catching ns s-o-t, aoart from the necessities of hunger, and be bad known t^ret*. otter* which toge ther bad killed, two tln!»*-n1 trout in on^ nWht. Contrary Ao 'h" -rn-Tal belief, the ott^r. srvorpj of which he had Veot unlnr o'sTTi'ion wis not f» d«*intv rr*&lt;T. •o'-M "at the Tvhole of a two no'inl tr-i't .d-wn to, and Inclndfnjr, the tail*f:n. and then &lt;ro for nnoth'r.
Finley Post Office. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
Flnley Post Office. Depaetubes. itaily, for Sydney, Nartladeraj' Jerilderie aud Berrigan, 7.30 a m, train leaves at 8. Daily, for Melbourne aud Tocum wal, at 9.45 a m. For Denlliquln, Mondays, Wed nesdays, aud Fridays, at 7.30 p m, coach leaves at 8 p m. Jerilderie via Springfield, Tues days, Thursdays, Saturdays6.3opm. ArrivalsI .from Sydney, Naraudera,| Jerilderie, and Berrigau, daily at 7.10 p m. Melbourne and Tocumwal, daily . at 5 pm. | Deniliquin Wednesdays Fridays, ; 12.30 am, Sundays 4 pm. Jerilderie, via Springfield, Tues- ■ days, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8 30 a m. F. M'DONOUGH, - Post Master.
RULE FOR MEASURING TANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
RULE FOR MEASURING TANK8. Add together the top area and ! the bottom area together with four ! times the middle areas, divide the result by 6, and multiply by the j depth. If the measurements are iti ' feet divide by 27, and the result will then be the size of the exca vation iu cubic yards. Top ... 60 x 80 4800...top area Bottom 20 s 20 400...bottom area 40 x 50 x 4 8000...middle area •13,200 13,200 divided by 6—2,200 2,200 x 10 (depth)--22,000 cubic feet 22,000 divided by 27—8,14—area of tank iu cubic yards. If you waut to find size before sinking you can obtain the length aud breath of what the bottom will be on completion. Thus : This tank. has the top measurements 60ft. by 80ft. ; depth, 10ft. ; slopes on three sides, 2 to I, and ou one side (the roadway) 4 to 1 j in the breadth, 2 to l for 10ft.—20ft, this ou either side-—40ft, This sub tracted from 60ft. leaves 20ft. iu breath at the bottom. In the length on one side, 2 to 1 slopes x 10— 20ft.; and on the remaining side which...
PETROL GOOD FOR WOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
PETROL GOOD FOR WOUNDS. To motorists petrol is not only ot value as a propelling article, hut also in case of accident it affords the best means of cleaning a wound. In cases : of irregular wounds, such as scrapes | or praxes, petrol affords a ready | means of cleansing so. that all that is required besides is cotton-wool for dressing the wound. j The non-irritating quality ot pet- j rol gives it & ready advantage over all other antiseptics, especiallj thoso of the coal-tar group. Its one great I disadvantage 1b that it is so inflom j mahle ; and, unless operations or ap ■ plications can be made away, from a I fire, its use is contra-indicatcd.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
Coinmonvvealtbg^|^ |3anh of Bustralm Branobae fctd opon (or Uio tr*atact!oh o! Qonorml Oartklni? Duslnooo ihron^imut a mi rait* u undirs— v • Now Oouth Wftloo—8jitnr&lt;r *m! Canberra Victoria—MiObourntf, Quoonnlttncf—nrt«l«mi! jwrt townitllle. Coutt* Aualrnlla-a'lftaliJe. Wootorn Auntmltii tvrth raemartla—llobart .m . • And it llouie, 3ti*M New itfoad Htreel. Lonrtu.t c*Mo remittances tuarfo to, *nd draft* drawn on foreign placet direct - foreign (till* n'ffuiinCfri nod collected. Z«ctter»of Credit ami Circular Note# lv>nM u> any juri of tfit «vrl&lt;t, llllla nrjc«itlnt«d «ir forwarded (or collection. - tlanklnj and Exchange iliintnc^a of trcty dew-rii'tUn tranaacled within iht CommoQwealth, United Kingdom and foreicn countries. . . SAVINQ8 DANK DEPARTMENT Ac«nclot arcoytulti t»r*eUr.*Uv rU Poet (Hflcnu which Iw/b Mcrr/ OnW* Irt the Auntr^llar \. Commonwealth nnrt Fapuoi. i ' , •• rnftj^afdV-ctedfur »Hati up»oOllu^ ,rtlU in .lie Co'V'.'.-.n^O^fh g / Minimum O...
DRBSS FOR MEN AND WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
DRBSS FOR MEN AND WOMEN, Mr. H. Bi-nnis Bradlej comments od l"he woman's idea of how men should flrc-s. The> consensus o&lt; feminine opinion appears to be that a man's shoice should be restricted to t— Dark blue or grey suit. Plafn black or blue socka. Black tio, with 6mall white spots. No monocle. No Jewellery. Black boots. (Certainly no spats,) Hair brushed flat, and never frlz2y. There Is, Mr. Bradley thinks, little danger of the feminine view having the slightest influence on this ques tion, for whilst women dress to an noy other women, men dress to please themselves. Mr. Bradley concludes by offering, in nil humility, a few ideas on how a woman should dress from a eo'ncr and moral point of view :— Pliin drab costume, entirely dis guising her figuro. Drabber the bet ter. Blac'c pork-pie hat, with small white spots. v» No jewellery. (What ji save !) Pair of spectacles. A. virtuous umferella. Natural wool stockings, and an en tire absence of alluring embroideries. Conl...
WORLD-WIDE NOTES. NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. SEVENTY MILLIONS SPENT IN TRAVEL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
WORLD-WIDlf NOTES. NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. SEVENTY MILLIONS SPENT IN TRAVEL. According-, to Colonel Ro'^rt M Thompson, of New York, Ame t' nnf j 3pn* porcr.tv millions on i In E rope ev-ry year. ! Although a poreist-nt . o"cnder ii this respect hlns^f, he would Impos* p -"X o: t^v 1 ln or1, t tQ '-con aomt of t,ioT"' m'U'oig in h's ov;t co ntr^ Too mn&v of his countrymen p.n! ~o Viro^d to soi-td mon°T trh' h t to cire 1a\ft nt homr *•••1 h* : *rn-:tri t\it. -v^v thr firs I vis * v r. •: *> " ■;> i\ h s 5 ■? grent vo.a^o. Busings men bcinc . sxempt. 1 "Thai first visit," says Co'.oiel Thompson, "should be regarded as educational, and I would not tax it out something sho ill bo done tc atop so much American money goln? to benefit other nations."
This thrilling and interesting Serial was commenced in the issue of September 5, 1913. Back copies may be obtained on application to this office. The Sin of ALISON DERING. CHAPTER XXII "Paradise Itself!"— [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
This thrilling one! interesting Serial was commenced i:i tho issue of September 5, 1913. Back; copies ma.v be obtained on application to this cffico. Tlie Sin of ALISON DERENG. (By llic author C!f "DiniKi" ; "A Tangled \Yd>," el'.-., etc.) CHAPTER XXH --"Paradise Itself!"— Regent's Park un an April' afternoon may not be as inspirit-' ing a placc as the countryside at the same season. Nevertheless it has a charm of its own; and after all, a placc bccdmes iii ' spiriting or the reverse, accord ing to the. point of view, from which it is seen bv the human being within it. To this day, Alison Metcalfe has a fixed idea thai Paradise and Regent's Park have a close affinity with one another: but then slie saw the park under circumstances which may be said fully to have justified her in that idea. She had been a month in comfortable lodeings in London, a month during which she had spent a considerable amount of time in walking briskly about the streets and parks, trying, as she said, to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
•■* - •• 1 %MiiL--'---' -m. > ll* 3' Hnley Jropionjeiit &lt;>vv/'-.o run' t-"u;;:n.ivy, T BEG to announce tliat in consequence of , Melbourne firms cutting ^asb Prices'iii this district for One-way Cultivators, apparently with the view of killing tlie locally made-Cultivator, I have decided to reduce my Cash Prices, a ivertise thoroughly,, and sell to all farmers at the one price, viz:— • ©ash in 7 days on truck Fin ley ?• »I ales £21. VyC\ SrWP 9f n 99 99 99 99 ** .. „ " 52 52*1. Patent. Duplica.i Boxes iu wLte'...which saves ].'ax|es from any wear at all, 20s extra. A trial given with every machine. _ My Spike Rollers made in 9ft and 1 lit widths have over 200.more ' - • spikes than any other make and are therefore 200 per cent better. Water Yanks made on the premises-and in stock. McKAY'S Harvester Duplicates in stock AT MELBOURNE PRICES. Waggons, Drays, Buggies, & Sulkies made to order, " J. TV ©LOSE. ... . F1WLEY FffltlflDfCfV fin ilij /Itilliill, Farrier,...
Postal Information. Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Riverina Echo — 12 December 1913
Postal Information. Tocumwal Post Office. . Arrivals. Sydney, Berrignn, Jerilderie, and Finley, daily at 12 30 p m. Tuppal and Pine Lodge, Tues-1 days, Thursdays, Saturdays, 2 p m. Deniliquin, Tuesdays Fridays 5 p m Barooga, Mulwala, Corowa, Tues days, Thursdays, Saturdays, 9 pm. Office is open for the delivery of mails on Saturday nights for half au hour after arrival of coach, Melbourne, Numurkah, Cobrain, Yarroweyah Shepparton daily2p in. Dkparturks. Barooga, Mulwala, Corowa, Mon days, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9 am, Sydney, Fialey, Berrlgan, Jeril derie, daily 2.30 p m. Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and Sat urdays, 6 am. Tuppal and Pine Lodge, Tuesdays Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 6 a in. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkah Shepparton and Melbourne, daily at 2.30 p m. W. WALSH, Post Master.